Bothwell Cheese

Black Truffle - Bothwell

Bothwell Cheese makes a Monterey Jack that both truffle and cheese enthusiasts can rejoice in. This cheese is flavoured with fine Italian black summer truffles.

Made by Bothwell Cheese

Bothwell Cheese, situated in the heart of Manitoba's dairy belt in New Bothwell, has been producing quality cheese since 1936. Made with fresh, locally-produced milk, you can still taste the difference in their cheese to this day.

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About this cheese

This cheese is creamy and mild, which allows the decadent truffle flavour to lead the way. The truffles impart an earthy, complex flavour with a rich, smooth finish. Treat guests to this special and spectacular cheese.

Pair it with...

wine

Pair with a refreshing sparkling wine or Champagne.

wine

Pair with a white wine with full character (New World Chardonnay).

food

Serve with fresh garden greens.

beer

Pair with beer, such as lager.

See pairings article

Additional Information

Family Monterey Jack
Texture Semi-soft
Province Manitoba
Rind type No Rind
Milk type Pasteurized
Moisture 42%
Milk fat 29%
Distribution Federal

Keeping Cheese

Storage

Monterey Jack and Semi-soft cheeses in general, should keep in the refrigerator for 2-3 weeks.

Proper storage includes making sure that the wrapping adheres well to the cheese to prevent it from drying out. Keep cheeses on a lower shelf of your refrigerator, far from foods with strong odours, to avoid absorption of unwanted tastes and smells. If you follow these guidelines, your refrigerator’s vegetable drawer will be a good storage spot.
Plastic wrap is the most versatile, accessible and efficient way to preserve cheese freshness. It also provides the tightest seal to protect from moisture, odours and possibly mould in the fridge.

Freezing

Most cheeses can be frozen, but it is important to keep in mind that freezing can affect texture and character. This is why thawed cheeses are best reserved for use in cooking. Neither the taste nor texture of meals cooked with previously frozen cheeses will be affected.
You can freeze Monterey Jack cheese, in pieces of 500 g or less, for up to two months! Just carefully wrap cheese in plastic wrap and place in an airtight freezer bag. Before using, it is important to allow cheese to thaw slowly in the refrigerator.

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